Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Member of Parliament, Wealden, Sussex, since 1964. Vice-chairman, Conservative Party. 1965-1971; Under Secretary of State for the Army, 1971-1972.
Parliamentary Secretary of State, Civil Service Department, 1972-1974. Chairman, Defence and Security Committee, North Atlantic Assembly, 198589. Leader, United Kingdom Delegation to North Atlantic Assembly, since 1988.
Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Defence Committee, since 1988. Vice-Chairman, Conservative 1922 Executive Committee. Non-Exec. Director, London Weekend Television.
Non-exec. Director, Glengate Properties Ltd. NonExec. Director. Taylor Alden Ltd., Public Relations Marketing.